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Kakabakaba ka ba? (1980)

The film revolves around two couples who find themselves in conflict with the foreign commercial giants that control the Philippine economy, the Japanese and the Chinese.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Johnny
... Melanie (as Charo Santos)
Jay Ilagan ... Nonong
... Nancy
... Omota
Johnny Delgado ... Pinoy Master
Armida Siguion-Reyna ... Madame Lily
... Fr. Blanco
Moody Diaz ... Aling Melody / Virgie
Joe Jardy ... Wagner (as Joe Jardi)
Danny Javier ... Santacruzan
George Javier ... Japanese Master
... Mother Superior
Bert Miranda ... Chinese Bodyguard 1
Tommy Yap ... Chinese Bodyguard 2
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The film revolves around two couples who find themselves in conflict with the foreign commercial giants that control the Philippine economy, the Japanese and the Chinese.

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8 August 1980 (Philippines)  »

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Will Your Heart Beat Faster?  »

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Hilarious
3 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

Even Mike de Leon has a sense of humor. This film not only pokes fun at commercial imperialism, but also at the little dictators who control the Philippine economy - the Chinese movie producers and the Catholic church. George Javier stands out as the idol of the imperialist colonizers. He still maintains his bumbling persona, in an unusually somber manner. The animation is put to good use (watch the battle of the subtitles between the Japanese and the Chinese!) A winner all the way!


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